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Power, ideology and interpretation/s : womanist and literary perspectives on the book of Esther as resources for gender-social transformation.
This study argues that literary and womanist perspectives on the book of. Esther can be used as resources for gender-social transformation in the South African Indian Pentecostal community. It maintains that Biblical ...
An exploration of the conception of God among the Bali Nyonga and its impact upon their contemporary Christian practice with particular reference to hymnody and prayer.
Through the invitation of the then traditional ruler of Bali Nyonga, the missionaries of the Basel Mission arrived there in 1903. They embarked on evangelisation especially through the opening of schools. They studied the ...
Constructing an oikotheology : the environment, poverty and the church in South Africa.
South Africa is a country of great natural resources yet suffers from high levels of poverty. This study looks at the relationship between the environment and poverty in South Africa and the role of the church in this ...
A theological and historical analysis of the revival movement (Uamsho) within the Anglican church of Tanzania.
From the inception of Christianity, Jesus Christ and his followers, who had worked closely with Him, had certain objectives and perception about the faith. Jesus Christ, the fulfillment of the prophecies became the ideal ...
Sexuality education in schools : an ethico-legal Islamic perspective.
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Partnership in Christian mission : a history of the Protestant Missionary Movement.
Despite the fact that partnership has be en a pronounced goal in ecumenical relationships for over eighty years, the realization of mutuality, solidarity, and koinonia has, even until present times, proven to be illusive. ...
Assessment of the needs of the young adults group in the Lutheran Church, Hayfields, Pietermaritzburg : a growth group solution.
This dissertation aims to explore the needs of the Young Adults Group in the Lutheran Church, Hayfields, Pieterrnaritzburg. Focus groups were conducted with young adults to establish their needs. During the three months ...
The "inclusive pluralism" of Jacques Dupuis, its contribution to a Christian theology of religions, and its relevance to the South African interreligious context.
This thesis falls within the area of systematic theology. It seeks, by examining Jacques Dupuis’s theological concepts and proposals, to evaluate his perspective on a Christian theology of religious pluralism. The concepts ...
On being the 'salt of the earth' : a case study of the United Church of Christ as a community asset in Chipinge, Zimbabwe.
The research investigates whether it is appropriate, practically and theologically, to think of the United Church of Christ in Chipinge, Zimbabwe as a community as set in the struggle against poverty. A number of key ...
Samuel Johnson of Yoruba Land, 1846-1901 : religio-cultural identity in a changing environment and the making of a mission agent.
This thesis explores the cultural and the religious formation of Rev. Samuel Johnson and his response to the changing environment of West Africa, particularly Yorubaland, in the nineteenth century. Divided into two parts, ...